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Dollar is the indisputable king

News by Simon Kazinsky on 06:44 EST May 29, 2018
The dollar has started another leg up and is strong against absolutely everything.

The US home market softens

News by Newsroom on 11:32 EST May 24, 2018
The National Association of Realtors said Thursday existing-home sales were, seasonally adjusted, at an annual rate of 5.46 million pace in April, lower than the 5.50 million pace expected by the market.

U.S. jobless claims on the rise

News by Newsroom on 09:25 EST May 24, 2018
The number of first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits increased for the second consecutive week according to the Labor Department in a report released on Thursday.

Opening the window and throwing bank notes onto the street appear a better investment idea

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 11:29 EST May 18, 2018
The dollar is strong against all major currencies.

Still awaiting for a sell signal

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 12:36 EST May 17, 2018
I reported on my previous technical analysis for the Standard and Poors 500 index more than a month ago I expected tail winds for the index after bouncing from support.

The Euro reverses after Draghi's press conference and threats important long term support

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 08:32 EST April 26, 2018
EURUSD is at its monthly lows for April trading at 1.264 as Mario Draghi addresses the press at the ECB headquarters following the central bank decision to leave policy unchanged.

Stocks higher and euro unchanged as ECB leaves unchanged the minimum bid rate

News by Newsroom on 07:48 EST April 26, 2018
No change in rates by the European central bank on its latest meeting.

British pound mini flash crash after weak inflation data

News by Newsroom on 04:51 EST April 18, 2018
Sterling dropped abruptly on Wednesday morning after data on UK inflation came in substantially below market estimates.

Donald Trump comments on forex markets

News by Allie Longford on 09:08 EST April 16, 2018
The US president tweeted early this morning making a reference to Russia and China maintaining the currencies low to make their products more competitive in the international markets.

Dollar weak after U.S. March retail sales data

News by Allie Longford on 08:59 EST April 16, 2018
The dollar remained at lower levels against a basket of currencies on Monday as US retail sales in March rose after three previous months of declines but failed to dissipate worries about economic growth cooling.

US unemployment claims stable in March

News by Newsroom on 08:30 EST April 12, 2018
230,000 new unemployment claimants in line with expectations


News by Newsroom on 09:11 EST April 11, 2018
The Consumer Price Index slide 0.1 percent last month, the first and largest drop since May 2017, after a 0.2 percent hike in February, the Labor Department said on Wednesday.

Pound slides after UK factory output drops in February for first time in almost a year

News by Newsroom on 05:44 EST April 11, 2018
British manufacturing output fell unexpectedly in February, its first drop in almost a year, according to official figures adding to the mounting evidence that the economy may have slowed in the first quarter.

Retail traders shooting theirselves on the foot

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 03:06 EST April 10, 2018
EURUSD is holding above major support at 1.21 provided by both a multi year long term moving average an an ascending trendline that has not been broken for almost one and a half years.

Standard and Poors 500 technical analysis, calm before the storm

News by Simon Kazinsky on 10:46 EST April 09, 2018
The Standard and Poors 500 index is refusing to drop below the 2,600 mark.

Facebook below key multi year support

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 12:07 EST March 20, 2018
Facebook shares fall another 4% on Tuesday trading.

Tariffs on steel, a further sign of global overcapacity

News by Newsroom on 02:51 EST March 07, 2018
Funny how war doldrums come and go in the US in an orderly fashion.

Apple set to continue heading lower

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 02:47 EST February 08, 2018
Apple is unable to recover territory and come back above its mid term supporting moving average.

Yo bro', this one weird bitcoin trick ain't gonna work

News by Newsroom on 11:30 EST January 31, 2018
Bitcoin gives back territory and loses, once again, the $10,000 a coin mark on Wednesday trading.

Dismal retail sales in the UK over the Christmas period

News by Newsroom on 05:32 EST January 19, 2018
British shop sales were way worse than expected in December.

Another central bank rises its key rate

News by Newsroom on 10:23 EST January 17, 2018
The Bank of Canada hiked overnight rates by a +25 bps to +1.25% on Wednesday on the back of robust employment data and a pickup in inflation.

Bitcoin. All aboard, destination the slaughter house

News by Allie Longford on 05:35 EST January 17, 2018
No mercy with Bitcoin enthusiasts as the crypto currencies get hammered just a month after derivates started to trade at the Chicago Exchange.

Why the bitcoin mania is a blinding red flashing light signaling the end of a grand cycle

News by Allie Longford on 13:45 EST January 16, 2018
Airtime, articles and endless gigabytes are being dedicated to Bitcoin and all its siblings in the cryptosphere over the last few months.

Chickens come home to roost. UK House prices falling sharply in December

News by Allie Longford on 08:06 EST January 08, 2018
Macro factors, Brexit and the UK government war on the private rental sector start to take a toll on UK house prices.

ISM Manufacturing misses expectations after NFP dissapointment

News by Newsroom on 10:02 EST January 05, 2018
The first ISM manufacturing index of 2018 came at . Expectations and previous reading were at 57.7. Above 50 means sector expansion.

Non Farm Payrolls misses expectation by a big margin

News by Newsroom on 09:01 EST January 05, 2018
The US economy added 148,000 jobs in December.

Dollar ends the year on the wrong foot

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 10:57 EST December 29, 2017
The dollar is about to give in its major long term support against the Euro as 2017 comes to an end.

Facebook tumbles and drops below key support

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 11:29 EST December 04, 2017
Techs / FANGS are not that exhuberant lately.

Stocks snap after Michael Flynn entering guilty plea in connection to Russia probe

News by Newsroom on 11:43 EST December 01, 2017
Stocks flash crashed during Friday afternoon trading.

Pound dips despite UK manufacturing at its best in four years

News by Newsroom on 06:06 EST December 01, 2017
The UK's manufacturing sector rose by most in four years in November according to the IHS Markit's purchasing managers' index (PMI) for the manufacturing sector jumped to 58.2 from an upwardly revised 56.5 in October.